Prepares students for careers in government, non-profit foundations and NGOs, for-profit entities, and institutions offering transnational services. Program provides students with skills to address international issues. Emphasis on interconnectedness and diversity.
- demonstrate tolerance of and insights into the diversity of cultural values, beliefs and worldviews;
- demonstrate advanced proficiency in the history, culture, and language(s) of a particular world region;
- demonstrate detailed knowledge of the interconnectedness of global phenomena;
- critically approach social, political, and economic cultural issues of a global nature;
- collect and analyze data on several projects of a global scope or which relate to a particular world area;
- produce and defend an extensive scholarly paper (thesis or capstone project), based on primary research, that focuses on a single world area or links diverse world areas in a global theme;
- demonstrate international competency, theoretical mastery, use of literature, data, evidence, and argument at an advanced level in the scholarly paper;